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Cosmos - Yellow - Cosmos sulphureus
Annual Open Pollinated. Deep yellow semi-double flowers seem to glow on bushy plants. Blooms for consecutive weeks and makes a long lasting cut flower. Pack covers approximately 10 sq ft if broadcast. Thin to 12" apart when plants reach 2" - 3" tall.
Flowers: Good cut flower. Blooms in late spring to fall
Attracts: Attracts bees and beneficial insects; seed heads are favored by finches
Soil: Adaptable to various soil types
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/16"
Days to Germinate: 7-21 Days
Height At Maturity: 2'-3'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water
Annual for Garden and Naturalization Cosmos sulphureus Height:30-33 Bloom Season: Spring/Fall Seeding Rate: Use 125 seeds/sq ft (~410 seeds/pack) Facts of Note: Little moisture once established, can grow to 7', 2 flowers, blooms constantly for weeks, use as cut flower or background filler.